Apr 30 2007 12:00 am
China: New incidences of human rights abuses in run-up to the Beijing olympics revealed
New incidences of human rights abuses in the run-up to the Beijing Olympics, including detention without charge or trial, repression of activists and restrictions on domestic journalists, are revealed...
Apr 29 2007 12:00 am
Worldwide: Actors and musicians call for action on Darfur
An unprecedented coalition of actors and musicians has today (Sunday) called on the international community to do more to protect the civilians of Darfur. The artists, including Sir Elton John, George...
Apr 29 2007 12:00 am
Northern Ireland: Primary schools take action on Darfur
Primary schools across Northern Ireland are holding special human rights lessons to mark the fourth anniversary of the deadly conflict in Darfur. The schools are responding to a call by Amnesty Intern...
Apr 27 2007 12:00 am
Worldwide: New report shows world executions down, but ‘disturbing revival’ amongst minority of countries
Pakistan has world’s biggest death row - appeal for ‘death row families’ from Amjad Hussain, brother of Briton released from Pakistan The number of people executed in 2006 fell compared to the previou...
Apr 27 2007 12:00 am
Scotland: New report shows executions down, but 'disturbing revival' amongst minority of countries
The plight of death row Scot Kenny Richey was again highlighted by campaigners as new figures show 3,350 facing execution in the United States, amid a “disturbing revival of executions” in a number of...
Apr 26 2007 12:00 am
Worldwide: Protests around the world mark grim four-year anniversary of Darfur conflict
Protests will take place on Sunday (29 April) in over 35 capitals around the world to mark the fourth anniversary of the deadly conflict in Darfur. Around the world 10,000 hourglasses filled with fake...
Apr 25 2007 12:00 am
Cathedral Quarter To Host Amnesty International Protect The Human exhibition
‘Protect The Human’, an exhibition featuring striking images of celebrities showing their concern for human rights issues, will go on display at eleven venues in the Cathedral Quarter from May 3rd to...
Apr 24 2007 12:00 am
USA: Authorities fail to protect indigenous Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights from shocking levels of sexual violence
Native American Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights in the United States suffer disproportionately high levels of rape and sexual violence, yet the federal government has create...
Apr 20 2007 12:00 am
Iraq: New report condemns soaring execution rate
Fourth highest number of executions in the world as Iraq turns clock back Amnesty International has condemned the soaring execution rate in Iraq as it published a new report today (20 April) showing t...
Apr 19 2007 12:00 am
Afghanistan: Taleban attacks against civilians are increasing and are systematic
As the Taleban's spring offensive intensifies, civilians are increasingly facing suicide attacks, abductions and beheadings, according to an Amnesty International report released today (19 April), ent...